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Changing your login email address

It is possible to use a deactivated email address to log into your ResearchGate account as long as you can remember the password. This is how you can change the email address associated with your ResearchGate account:

1. Log in to ResearchGate using your current login email address
2. Click the arrow in the top right-hand side of any page
3. Click 'Settings'
4. Under 'Email address', click 'Add additional email'
5. Type in the email address you want to use as your login
6. Click 'Save'
7. A confirmation email will be sent to your new email address. Click the link in this email to complete the verification process. If you have requested the confirmation email multiple times, please note only the latest link will be active.
8. Then go back to your Account Settings
9. Click the 'Set as login' button next to the email address you've just added to make it the primary email address for your ResearchGate account.

Please remember – This is the email address you'll use when you next log in to ResearchGate.

Can I use multiple email addresses on ResearchGate?

Yes! Once you've signed up with your institutional email address you can add an additional email for correspondence. You can do this by going to your Account Settings page and following the steps above.  

Not receiving the email confirmation?

If you haven’t received your email confirmation within 24 hours you can try the following options:

  • Make sure the email did not end up in your junk mail folder.
  • Go back to your Account Settings page and verify you've added your new login email address correctly.
  • Add ResearchGate to your address book. Find out more.
  • Contact your email administrator to ensure all emails from can be received. 

Managing your email notifications

Our notifications are designed to keep you updated about what’s happening in your network. They also inform you when other researchers take an active interest in your publications or respond to a question you've asked.

Follow these steps to customize your notifications:

  1. Go to your Notification settings
  2. Check the boxes next to the notifications you want to receive.

Note: If you unsubscribe from all notifications you may still receive an email when your RG Score is activated (this occurs only once). You will also receive password reset emails if you forget your password. 

Why am I still receiving emails after clicking 'unsubscribe' in a email?

Clicking on 'unsubscribe' in an email will only unsubscribe you from those particular emails. Once you've unsubscribed from a particular email, you are in your Notification settings. Here you can select which notifications you want to receive.

Why am I receiving emails from

We send you notification emails from and If you receive ResearchGate notifications from any other address, don’t open the email or click any links.

Receiving notifications

To keep receiving important updates and notifications from us, please add to your safe senders list or whitelist. Learn more

If you don’t want to receive certain updates from us anymore, you can edit your notification settings.